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Apostle Islands Kayaks

690 Main Street, La Pointe, WI
+1 715-747-3636
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DO NOT BOOK WITH THIS COMPANY!!! Horrible experience, negligent guide and selfish owner

I was so excited to take my husband on an adventure for our anniversary, but when your trip ends... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Krista K
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Terrible experience

Our family was beyond excited to kayak to the sea caves. There was rain in the forecast for the day... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Laura A
via mobile
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690 Main Street, La Pointe, WI
690 Main Street, La Pointe, WI
+1 715-747-3636
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I was so excited to take my husband on an adventure for our anniversary, but when your trip ends with a police report it takes the fun out of it. Our guide, Chris, was negligent and not focused on safety, our second guide was a...More

1  Thank Krista K
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Our family was beyond excited to kayak to the sea caves. There was rain in the forecast for the day we booked, but we checked in with Ed the day before and he assured us we would be fine. The morning of the trip you...More

4  Thank Laura A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The kayak tour through the sea caves was a highlight of our trip to the Apostle Islands! Chris, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the area and told great stories. They also did a nice job of making sure that our group stayed together. If...More

Thank SelenaP04
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We loved our trip to the caves and cliff jumping! Our 2 kids (8 and 11) had a blast! Ed was so nice and very experienced. My 11 year wanted to try a single kayak on the way back from the caves so Ed switched...More

Thank Sadie S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Our family of 5 enjoyed a day on Lake Superior. We met Ed and the rest (11 total in our group) at the Town Park. It took at least an hour to unload the lifejackets, get paddles, kayaks, and Ed teaches you how to paddle....More

Thank rsaljg
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were looking for a fun activity with some exercise involved and we found it. We booked a half day (4hr) tour to the limestone caves with a leader. The kayaks were ready and gear was out when we arrived on the beach at 8AM....More

Thank Myron S
Reviewed 26 November 2016

It was an amazing experience. We had a great time with friends. Edward is very interesting and nice person. He taught us how to work with pedals and showed us the most beautiful places of Madeline Island.

Thank Marina M
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We took the early ferry to Madeline Island, as it gave us time to visit the town. We had no idea that our instructor was 80 years old. He was quite agile and was way faster than any of us. Wow! He is also quite...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My family were all "first timers" when we booked our reservation on 6-11-16. To begin with, Ed gave us walking directions from the ferry since we were staying in Bayfield. Once we FINALLY arrived to his location he inquired about our car. Not knowing we...More

7  Thank Melissa P
Edward K, Public Relations Manager at Apostle Islands Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

This is nonsense.

Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

What a great experience. We are beginners but felt super comfortable with Ed. He is probably the most interesting person we've ever met who wants to make sure you not only have a great time but learn the right way to kayak. We started in...More

1  Thank Ronda M
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15 May 2015|
Response from Edward K | Property representative |
Our kayak tours are perfect for parents with you children. It is probably best for each parent to take a child in a double kayak. From Big State Park on Madeline Island we paddle to the caves and cliffs on Madeline. Take... More